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At Advanced Damp, we specialise in providing comprehensive and reliable thermal imaging surveys to detect and diagnose damp and insulation issues in your property. Our team of experts utilises cutting-edge technology to ensure accurate and efficient results, helping you to save time, money, and energy.

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Advanced Damp Thermal Imaging Survey
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What is a Thermal Imaging Survey?

A thermal imaging survey is a non-invasive symptomatic method that uses infrared cameras to capture temperature differences on surfaces. These temperature differences help to identify areas of heat loss, moisture ingress, and insulation issues within a building. Our advanced technology provides a quick and accurate method for detecting damp, heat loss, and other structural issues without causing any damage to the property.

How Is a thermal imaging survey carried out? and What's Included?

Our Survey process involves the following steps:

  • Initial consultation: Our experts will discuss your concerns and gather essential information about your property.

  • On-site survey: Our qualified technicians will visit your property and use state-of-the-art infrared cameras to capture thermal images.

  • Data analysis: The captured images will be analysed by our specialists to identify potential issues.

  • Detailed report: We will provide a comprehensive report with our findings, along with recommendations for remedial actions.

  • Follow-up consultation: Our team will discuss the report with you and offer guidance on the next steps to address any identified issues.

How Do You Know If You Need a Thermal Imaging Survey?

Here are seven reasons why you may need a thermal imaging survey:

  • Suspected damp or mould issues: If you notice damp patches, mould growth, or musty odours in your property, this survey can help pinpoint the source of the problem.

  • Uneven heating: If some areas of your property are colder than others, it can detect insulation gaps or drafts.

  • High energy bills: Unexplained increases in energy bills could indicate heat loss or insulation issues that can be identified through a thermal imaging procedure.

  • Renovation or retrofit planning: This can help you identify potential issues before commencing renovations or retrofitting insulation, ensuring a more efficient and cost-effective project.

  • Condensation issues: Persistent condensation can lead to damp and mould problems. A thermal imaging survey can help identify areas of poor ventilation and insulation that may be contributing to these issues.

  • Pre-purchase property inspection: This survey can provide valuable insights into the condition of a property before purchase, helping you to make informed decisions.

  • Periodic property maintenance: Regular thermal imaging surveys can help to identify and address issues before they become significant problems, ensuring the longevity of your property.

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How Our Thermal Imaging Survey Helps You

By choosing Advanced Damp’s thermal imaging survey, you can benefit from:

  • Accurate diagnosis: Our cutting-edge technology enables us to provide accurate results, ensuring targeted and effective remedial actions.

  • Non-invasive inspection: The non-destructive nature of thermal surveys means no damage to your property during the inspection process.

  • Cost savings: Early identification and resolution of issues can save you significant expenses on repairs and energy bills to save money.

  • Improve energy efficiency: Detecting and addressing missing insulation issues can help improve your property’s energy efficiency and energy savings, and reduce your carbon footprint.

  • Enhanced comfort: Resolving issues identified through thermographic building surveys can lead to a more comfortable living or working environment.

  • Expert advice: Our team of specialists will guide you through the entire process and provide tailored recommendations to address your property’s specific needs.

  • Peace of mind: A comprehensive thermal imaging and heat loss survey give you the confidence that your property is well-maintained and free from hidden issues.

Who Should Consider Our Services?

Our thermal imaging survey services are suitable for a wide range of clients, including:

  • Homeowners: Whether you’re facing damp or insulation defects, planning a renovation, or simply want to improve your home’s energy efficiency, it can provide valuable insights to help you achieve a comfortable and cost-effective living environment.

  • Property investors and landlords: Our services can help you maintain your investment properties, ensuring they are in good condition and providing a safe and comfortable living space for your tenants.

  • Commercial property owners: A thermal survey can identify potential issues in office buildings, retail spaces, and industrial facilities, helping you maintain a safe and efficient work environment for your employees and customers.

  • Architects and building designers: Our services can provide valuable data to inform your design process, ensuring your projects are energy-efficient and built to last.

  • Contractors and builders: A thermal imaging survey can help you identify issues before commencing construction or renovation, saving time and resources in the long run.

  • Facility managers: Regular thermal imaging can help you stay on top of maintenance issues and ensure the efficient operation of your facilities.

  • Property inspectors and surveyors: Our thermal imaging services can supplement traditional inspection methods, providing a more comprehensive understanding of a property’s condition.

  • Insurance companies: Thermal imaging look over can provide valuable information when assessing claims related to damp, mould, or loft insulation issues.

  • Public sector organisations: Our services can assist government agencies, schools, hospitals, and other public buildings in maintaining their facilities and ensuring the safety and comfort of their occupants.

No matter your role or the type of property you’re responsible for, Advanced Damp’s thermal survey services can provide the crucial information needed to address issues like flat roof leaks, air leakage, and heating bills, and maintain the integrity of your property. Contact us today to learn more and schedule a consultation with our team of experts.

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Contact Us Today for Thermal Imaging Survey

Don’t let damp, insulation, or heat loss issues compromise the integrity of your property. Contact Advanced Damp today to schedule a thermal inspection and protect your investment. Our dedicated team of survey experts are ready to assist you in identifying and resolving any issues that may be impacting the comfort, energy efficiency, and longevity of your property.

To book a survey or to learn more about our range of services, please call us at 0300 373 7251 or email us at

Detecting Damp with Precision – The FAQs

What Is a Thermal Imaging Survey?

A thermal imaging survey uses infrared cameras to detect heat signatures and temperature variations in a building.
Infrared cameras detect infrared light emitted by all objects based on their temperature. They convert this information into thermal images that show the different temperatures across a surface.

What Areas of a Property Are Scanned in a Thermal Imaging Survey?

A thermal imaging survey scans the entire property, including:
The roof and attic.
Exterior walls.
Internal walls.
Plumbing and electrical systems.

What Are the Benefits of Thermal Imaging?

Thermal imaging surveys offer several advantages over traditional home inspections.
Some of the key benefits of thermal imaging include:
Identifying insulation deficiencies and thermal bridges.
Detecting hidden moisture and water damage.
Improving home comfort.
Reducing utility bills.
Identifying electrical hazards.
Providing peace of mind.

How Accurate Can a Thermal Imaging Survey Be?

Thermal imaging surveys can provide a high degree of accuracy for detecting heat loss and moisture issues in buildings. The latest equipment is very sensitive and can identify even small temperature differences.

How Much Does a Thermal Imaging Inspection Cost?

Thermal imaging surveys can vary in cost depending on the size and complexity of the property. For a typical residential home, you can expect to pay between the £250 to £1000 for a thermal inspection. The exact price will depend on factors such as the size of the property, age of the property, and more...

What Problems Can Thermal Imaging Survey Detect?

Thermal imaging surveys can detect a variety of issues in buildings and equipment. Some of the most common problems thermal cameras can spot include:
Electrical overheating.
Insulation and heat loss problems.
Moisture issues.
Cold spots are areas.
Plumbing leaks.
Missing or damaged insulation.
HVAC inefficiencies.
Structural damage.

How Long Will the Whole Process Take?

Once onsite, a thorough thermal imaging survey of a typical-sized commercial building usually only takes 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete. The actual imaging portion using the thermal camera only takes about 30-60 minutes for a building that size. The additional time is needed for the thermographer to walk the site, inspect the interior and exterior of the building in visible light, set up equipment, capture standard visual images, and conduct short interviews with onsite personnel.

Do We Have Any Limitations to Thermal Imaging Survey?

While thermal imaging cameras are very useful for detecting temperature anomalies, they do have some limitations to be aware of:
• They require a temperature difference to detect an issue.
• They only detect surface temperatures.
• Environmental factors impact readings.
• Only temperature is measured.
• Resolution decreases over distance.

Do we Term Thermal Imaging Safe?

Thermal imaging is a non-invasive inspection method that is completely safe for humans and the environment.

Can you Use Thermal Imaging Survey Outdoors?

Yes, thermal imaging cameras can be used for surveys outdoors. Thermal imaging works by detecting infrared radiation, which is emitted by all objects based on their temperature. Since infrared radiation passes through smoke, fog, and darkness, thermal imaging cameras can see clearly in conditions where the human eye struggles.

What other Services do you provide Around London?

We offer a range of complementary thermal imaging services to support building owners and facilities managers in London.
Asbestos Surveys
Moisture Surveys
Roof Surveys
Mechanical System Evaluations
Consulting Services

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